At our annual event, Internet Archive founder, Brewster Kahle, unveiled a new direction for the organization: “Building Libraries Together.” We are building next generation tools that will enable people and communities to build libraries with us.
Some 500 guests came to Internet Archive headquarters in San Francisco for hands-on demos of our tools and more. The evening began with music by the New Disciples of Blue Grass, playing selections all available at archive.org. Emcee, Jason Scott, the led us through an evening of presentations, including:
Building Libraries Together: New Tools for a New Directionvideo | blog post
by Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian
Introducing the New Tabletop Scribevideo
by Robert Miller, Director of Books
Miller unveils a portable, new book scanner, the Tabletop Scribe, that allows individuals and organizations to own and control their own book digitization process.
Archive-It: Crawling the Web Togethervideo | blog post
by Kristine Hanna, Director of Web Services
Media, Money & Elections: 2014 Philly Political Media Ad Watchvideo | blog post
by Roger Macdonald, Director of TV
Building Music Librariesvideo | blog post
by Brewster Kahle
The Archive is partnering with record labels and archives to expand its music libraries. Partners include the Archive of Contemporary Music.